News Feature: Archery in Israel

Kristina Dolgilevica visited the new home of coach Richard Priestman I was invited to visit the Olympic national team training grounds on their range, adjacent to the Wingate Institute, situated in the coastal city of Netanya, near Tel Aviv. It

The history of the composite bow

Jan H Sachers glues up a history of composite bow Over the course of history, composite bows have been built and used in a stunning variety of shapes and sizes. But they all have one thing in common: rather than

Behinds the scenes at Gateway Feathers

Gateway Feathers is developing some very special vanes Gateway Feathers, based in Arizona, has specialised for over 50 years in feather vanes for archery, offering a complete process. Many archers still prefer turkey feathers for fletching arrows, especially indoors and

Traditional bowmaking in the UK – learning the trade

In the second of a two-part series, Rob Jones looks at traditional bowmaking in the UK When I started looking into the home-grown talent of British bowmaking, I quickly found that I was only scratching the surface of the wealth of

Seoul Calling

Kristina Dolgilevica continues her Korean trad adventures at the second European KTA meeting The end of May is now synonymous with Istanbul’s Conquest Cup and this year many of the Ottoman style enthusiasts gathered for its 10th international anniversary event.


NFAS: 3D Championships 2022

A sold-out return to the woods. By Alex Tyler Two weeks. That was all the time it took for all four hundred places for the 2022 National Field Archery Society (NFAS) 3D Championships to fill up. There had been a

LA 2028: still no compound

Indications suggest programme will be same as Tokyo Archery was confirmed as a core sport for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games at the IOC’s 139th Session held in the Chinese capital Beijing, on the eve of the Winter Olympics.

The best archery podcasts

Mimi Landström puts her headphones on for some of the best podcasts about archery There are many archery podcasts on the scene right now, some new, some old. Podcasts are on the rise in popularity. They are great to listen

Easton Archery at 100

The oldest archery company in the US reaches its centenary in 2022 One of the best-known names in the sport, Easton’s archery products are used around the world. It remains a family firm, founded in 1922 by Doug Easton, who

ATA 2022 – new products

The 2022 trade went full steam ahead in Louisville, Kentucky in January 2022. Mimi Landström checked out the latest and greatest archery gear.  Abyss X-Tension Flex by TRUBall The newest in the Jesse Broadwater Signature Series of release aids, the


Zniper Zextant review

Andreas Phillip is impressed by a brand new button with some unique features Even though the button is an enormously important part of most recurve bows, the range of options available is not huge. The upper price range is dominated

Outdoor archery essentials

Some of the best current gear for field (and target too!) Zerofit base layer As recommended in Bow 151, these matt-finish base layers seem well suited to British weather. Available in six different unisex sizes – it’s possible the very

Review: Facing The Sea

A light on an intriguing corner of the archery world. Here at Bow Towers, we were excited to receive a book that featured one of the least explored areas of study: maritime archery. The book is called Facing The Sea,

Review: Korean Traditional Archery

Kristina Dolgilevica looks at a revised edition of the standard English reference work. Professor of Korean studies Thomas Duvernay, a long-standing archer and one of the authoritative figures on the subject, has revised and released his Korean Traditional Archery book

Review: Fairweather tabs

Bow staff review the latest versions – now with an Olympic win in the bag. Fairweather Modulus tab Bow tackled the original Fairweather tab in issue 135, back in August 2019. Even then, Simon was already developing the Modulus Olympic

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